Episode 84 – Stripes, Chevrons and Lunchboxes?

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New Bill Makes the Appointment of the Register of Copyrights More Democratic. (Point Counterpoint)

http://deadline.com/2017/03/hollywood-register-of-copyrights-bill-president-1202050586/

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/03/lets-make-copyright-office-less-political-not-more

Film on Denied Compulsory Licenses (Follow Up – Ep 58)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-rules-tv-streamers-dont-get-compulsory-license-broadcast-networks-987614

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3521296-Filmon.html

 

Cheerleading Uniforms: Designs are Separable (followup)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/supreme-court-uses-imagination-holding-cheerleader-uniform-designs-get-copyright-protection-

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-866_0971.pdf (OPINION)

http://www.worldipreview.com/news/cheerleading-uniforms-may-be-copyrighted-says-scotus-13712

https://www.law360.com/articles/890333/star-athletica-v-varsity-ceci-n-est-pas-une-useful-article

http://www.natlawreview.com/article/give-me-supreme-court-holds-copyright-protects-decorative-elements-useful-articles

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/client-alert-supreme-court-finds-90656/

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/scotus-determines-that-decorations-on-27243/

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170323/00433236983/supreme-court-says-you-can-copyright-elements-useful-articles-which-may-spell disaster-3d-printing-more.shtml

http://money.cnn.com/2017/03/22/news/companies/varsity-cheerleaders-supreme-court/

http://sedgwickmail.com/rv/ff002f8fcf1bb85a0243db67274d87ed5202c48d/p=2248218

http://wwd.com/business-news/legal/urban-oufitters-on-hook-for-530k-after-reckless-fabric-copying-10859575/

 

Scotus Passes on Vimeo Lawsuit (quick take)

http://in.mobile.reuters.com/article/idINKBN16Y1KZ

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/03/28/supreme-court-refusal-pre-1972/

 


Livejournal Moderators have Red Flag Knowledge (contrast with vimeo)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/appeals-court-rule-website-moderators-can-potentially-undercut-copyright-defense-992002

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/04/07/14-56596.pdf

 

College Athletes Dealt A Setback in Right of Publicity

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/04/05/15-55630.pdf

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/college-athletes-dealt-new-setback-bid-be-compensated-visual-media-991375

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=00561f3d-b251-4058-af0a-09c44e88fb22

https://www.forbes.com/sites/schuylermoore/2017/04/08/copyright-preemption-run-amok/#5d48806d782b

cf Ray v. ESPN, Inc., 783 F.3d 1140 (8th Cir. 2015)

 

Related Follow-Up: MPAA Weighs in on Porco (quick take)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/mpaa-films-tv-shows-real-life-people-jeopardized-by-porco-ruling-991163

 

Dan Aykroyd’s Skull Vodka Wins Trade Dress Trial

http://abovethelaw.com/2017/03/boutique-bests-biglaw-in-booze-bottle-battle/

https://www.law360.com/ip/articles/907095/dan-aykroyd-s-skull-vodka-co-wins-booze-bottle-ip-trial

 

Is ‘Fearless Girl’ Violating the Rights of “Charging Bull’s” Creator?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/04/12/charging-bull-artist-says-fearless-girl-violated-his-rights/100378556/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/04/12/charging-bull-sculptor-says-fearless-girl-distorts-his-art-hes-fighting back/?utm_term=.e98a8a9385df

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170412/11215937137/bull-statue-copyright-claim-is-ridiculous-heres-why-it-just-might-work.shtml